Singapore, 12 January 2016… The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Economic Society of Singapore (ESS) today launched the 14th MAS-ESS Essay Competition. The theme for this year’s competition is “TheRoad to Singapore’s Future Economy”.
2 Writers should define their vision for Singapore’s future economy, and chart the path or strategies to achieve their vision. Their essays should provide an in-depth analysis on the challenges facing Singapore as Singapore aims to stay globally relevant and economically competitive.
3 The essay competition is open to all pre-university students studying in Singapore regardless of nationality, as well as all pre-university Singaporean students studying abroad. The competition invites submissions from Polytechnics, Centralised Institutes, International Schools, and Junior Colleges as well as from pre-university full-time national servicemen. The following prizes will be awarded for the three best essays:
First Prize: $3,000 Second Prize: $2,000 Third Prize: $1,000
4 The terms and conditions as well as entry forms for the MAS-ESS Economic Essay Competition are available on the ESS website (http://www.ess.org.sg). The closing date for the submission of entries is 12 May 2016.